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2024 Ability ERG Scholarship Program

The number and value of scholarships awarded each year will vary based on the number of quality applicants received and the funds available.

Before You Apply

Unfortunately, there is no capability to save work and then edit/modify it at a later time so please make sure you are ready to complete it all at one time. Please make sure to provide your YouTube/Vimeo link as well.

The purpose of the Ability scholarship is to raise awareness of and sensitivity towards people with disabilities – it is not limited to applicants with disabilities – anyone who is eligible can apply.

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Winners will be announced in July 2024. 

The number and value of scholarships awarded each year will vary based on the number of quality applicants received and the funds available.

The scholarship money amount will vary and can be used towards any college related costs, to include tuition, room/board, and books.

Checks will be mailed directly to your University or College.

Please read the following information BEFORE emailing questions to the Administrator. Due to time constraints, any emails with questions that can be answered on this page will NOT be answered.

Eligibility

  • Applicants are eligible regardless of major or area of study.
  • Applicants who meet all criteria, including AT&T employees and their family, are eligible to apply.
  • Applicant must enroll in an accredited (2-year or 4-year) undergraduate program within the U.S. for the 2024-2025 year.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • There is no age limit.

Requirements for All Applicants

  • Applicants must initial a release authorizing Ability to use the applicant’s name on the Ability website and in the Ability newsletter.
    • OPTIONAL: Ability would love to hear from our winners via a short video of how this scholarship has helped their collegiate endeavors. We will reach our later this year.

Deadline
The deadline for the Program Administrator to receive all required materials is July 12, 2024 11:59pm – NO EXCEPTIONS.

 Applicant’s will be graded solely on their video submissions

2024 Scholarship Application
Applicant Information
Name
Name
First
Last
Address
Address
City
State/Province
Zip/Postal

Video Free Response

Create a three to five minute video lecture on the topic listed below. Be creative & make the content simple enough so anyone can understand while discussing:

Discuss a disability that has impacted you, a family member, or a close friend:

  1. Explain the disability in layman’s terms
  2. Explain how the disability has impacted your/their life.
  3. What can you do to positively impact the lives of people with this disability?

Videos will be assessed on the inclusion of all topic elements, depth of content analysis, and creativity. Videos over 6 minutes will be automatically excluded from consideration.

Please keep it to a PG rating. Post the video to YouTube with the following information entered exactly as follows:

Description: Ability Scholarship Application
Privacy Settings: Public

Then select “share” and copy and paste the link in the space below.

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